Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Earthwork, Levees Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=rA0KAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
byFox, John A; Mississippi River Levee Association
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Acts of the Legislature for leveeing, draining and reclaiming swamp lands in certain portions of the parishes of Orleans and Jefferson; Government document. Topics: Levees--Louisiana, Drainage laws--Louisiana
Levees and vegetation - Today on Insight, should California allow trees and other vegetation to be removed from its levees? The Army Corps of Engineers says yes, but some local experts disagree. You'll hear why. End-of-life decisions - It's Healthcare Decisions Week. You'll learn what you need to know when it comes to making end of life decisions for loved ones and you'll meet the writer of a new movie that deals with these very issues. Topics: levees, vegetation on California levees, Army Corps of Engineers, Healthcare Decisions Week, Two...
117. Sandy Rosenthal is the founder of Leevees.Org. She founded the website and the group as a response to Katrina to advocate for stronger levees and other flood defenses. Following the government failures surrounding Katrina, Sandy began leading citizens to hold agencies like the Army Corps of Engineers accountable, to correct misrepresentations of what happened, and to demand better protection for New Orleans and other coastal cities. Now she has been named a Hero of the Recovery by... Topics: Louisiana Anthology Podcast, Sandy Rosenthal, Sandra Rosenthal, Levees.org, Hurricane Katrina,...
Despite what President Bush says, a disaster on the Gulf Coast has been predicted for years. We talk with journalist William Bunch, who says the Iraq war pulled funds away from flood prevention programs for New Orleans. Bunch documents the numerous news articles over the past years which predicted problems with levees and large-scale flooding, countering President Bush's claim that "I don't think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees." We also talk with Mike Dunne of the Baton... Topics: Mother Jones, Radio, Interview, bush, hurricane, katrina, levees, louisiana, military, new orleans,...